Vlas Bashynskyi

Blog about Chrome Extension Development

In this blog you can find a collection of articles by experienced chrome extension developers. Here you can find out about best practices, common mistakes and pitfalls discovered in real world. Interviews with developers and owners of successfull plugins. We hope you can find an answer to a question that has been bugging you, or learn something useful.

Third Party Cookies Blocked - Explained
If you are using Google Chrome or a different Chromium based browser, you may have seen a warning recently that says something about third party cookies being blocked. In this post I explain what that means, what third party cookies are and why they weren't invited to our party.
Novemer 6, 2023
Vimeo Chrome Extension Should not Exist
Vimeo Record is a bad chrome extension. Vimeo web app is great for recording short videos, but you should not use their extension because it could kill your productivity.
April 12, 2023
Review of Building Browser Extensions by Matt Frisbie
I recommend reading Building Browser Extensions for anyone starting their chrome extension developer creer or experienced veterans deciding to look into extension development.
April 12, 2023
What Chrome Extensions can do on social media
Chrome extensions can save your precious time and bring other people joy by automating repetitive tasks
April 12, 2023
Capturing clicks in a chrome extension
If you are writing a Chrome extension that needs to capture the clicks on the page, here is something that you need to keep in mind.
April 12, 2023
Chrome Extension for Twitter
Hello! This is a quick video where I show how your Chrome extension can get information about people who liked a specific tweet
April 12, 2023
Tutorial: Chrome Extension for YouTube
Hello! In this quick video, I will show You have one different way to get information from a website or a web application
April 12, 2023
How to share access to a chrome extension?
In this article I will show you exactly how you can add collaborators to your chrome extension. Learn how to let others publish chrome extensions on your behalf.
April 12, 2023
Chrome Extension Trick to Isolate CSS
Did you know that you can use Iframes to isolate your chrome extension styles?
April 12, 2023
Chrome Extensions can Edit HTTP Requests
Did you know that chrome extensions can intercept HTTP requests? Almost every website online uses a set techniques called AJAX
April 12, 2023
Do This To Reduce Your Chrome Extensions Uninstalls
Do this to reduce Chrome extensions uninstall!
April 12, 2023
Don't Watch This if You Want to Continue Losing Money
Did you know that chrome extensions can generate greeting cards?
April 12, 2023
How to use iFrames in Chrome Extensions - Show Your Website Inside Another Website
Iframe elements can be very helpful and powerful when developing a Chrome extension
April 12, 2023
Keep Wasting Your Time Or Watch The Video
Is saving time important to you? If you work in multiple tabs at the same time
April 12, 2023
Make Your Chrome Extension Lightning Fast
In this video, I will show how you can use mutation Observer for your Chrome extension to make sure it reacts very fast to changes in Dom and looks seamless with the website that you'reextending.
April 12, 2023
Prevent Chrome Extension From Breaking Unexpectedly
You need to know this to make sure your chrome extension does not break unexpectedly
April 12, 2023
This Chrome Extension Tutorial Will Blow Your Mind!
Is a quick snippet of code that you can use it to see every method call that's used by Google Docs.
April 12, 2023
What hides inside chrome extensions?
chrome extensions can be very powerful they can read and change data of all websites you visiting
April 12, 2023
Amachete - Amazon Research Tool
Automatically searches as you browse through Amazon. See the essentials right by the products, or maximize to see the full range of data.
April 12, 2023
Annotate Meet by Denis Sheeran
Annotate Meet is a simple chrome extension for google meet that allows you to take a screenshot of what you're presenting, and add notes on top of it.
April 12, 2023
How to add an Attachment to a Gmail Message with a Chrome Extension
If you are building a chrome extension for Gmail and want to add a feature that automatically adds an attachment to emails - in this blog post I show how to do that.
April 12, 2023
eversign: eSign in Gmail, Drive & Google Docs
eversign for Chrome allows you to place legally binding signatures on any document in Gmail, Google Drive, Google Docs, and sign documents right from your Chrome Browsers.
April 12, 2023
GrowFlare - Find Better Prospects in Seconds
GrowFlare uses AI to recommend prospects most likely to buy from you. Simply visit any website or CRM record, and GrowFlare will tell you the next best prospect most likely to buy from you – all with one click.
April 12, 2023
How to Make a Chrome Extension - The Ultimate Guide
This is the ultimate guide to chrome extension development. I describe all the best practices learned and tested over several years, and teach you how to create a secure, robust and maintainable chrome extension.
April 12, 2023
How to Install a Chrome Extension in Developer Mode
This article is for people not familiar with chrome extension development. If you are testing a chrome extension, or want to install a non-published plugin - in this post I show how.
April 12, 2023
Make Trump Tweets Eight Again
This browser extension converts Donald Trump's tweets into the crayon scribbles of a child.
April 12, 2023
Peppermint - Send Gmail Messages Using Voice
Peppermint allows users to send and reply to gmail messages using voice. It also includes automatic transcription.
April 12, 2023
Pomodoro Chrome Extension
This simple plugin is based on The Pomodoro Technique, which is is a popular time management method. Pomodoro Chrome Extension gives you a simple user-friendly timer interface to utilize the pomodoro method.
April 12, 2023
7 Reasons To Use Iframes in Chrome Extensions
In my experience, iframes are a very powerful tool in chrome extension development. When used wisely, they can save a lot of time and effort, make the extnesion secure and reliable. I strongly recommed it over solutions like Shadow DOM or custom elements.
April 12, 2023
Robots Exclusion Checker
Robots Exclusion Checker is designed to visually indicate whether any robots exclusions are preventing your page from being crawled or indexed by Search Engines.
April 12, 2023
ShuffleFlix - Netflix Random Episode Button
ShuffleFlix is a simple chrome extension for Netflix that allows you to quickly navigate to a random eposide of a show you're watching.
April 12, 2023
SIFT - Automatic Money Back
Sift will automatically calculate what is the optimal card to use for each purchase so that you get most out of your cards. With SIft you always know what card to use.
April 12, 2023
Snowplow Analytics Debugger
Debug your Snowplow Analytics implementation with the Snowplow Analytics Debugger in Developer Tools. If you work with Snowplow a lot, you will find it useful.
April 12, 2023
Sponge - Free Audiobook Finder for Audible
Simply install the Sponge chrome extension and it will automatically populate your audible search results with free versions of the audiobook you searched for.
April 12, 2023
Calculate sums of cells instantly.
SumThing allows you to quickly calculate the sum of any table cells on any web page. Simply activate the plugin while on the web page and drag to select the cells you want to tally up! You can also select individual cells by holding CTRL and clicking on the different cells you want to add up!
April 12, 2023
Techloq - Report Inappropriate Images on The Web
This extension allows users of Techloq Parental Control Software to easily login/logout of their personal Techloq filter profile and report any problems with images.
April 12, 2023
Wein-Plus
This is a simple chrome extension that allows users to use wein-plus.com search quickly anywhere on the web.
April 12, 2023
WeVPN: Fast & Secure VPN Proxy
Defeat censorship, unblock any website and access the open Internet the way it was meant to be with WeVPN®
April 12, 2023